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Essingen (Ostalbkreis) is in the State of Baden-Württemberg in Germany. It lies about 73km east of Stuttgart, just outside of the city of Aalen. The Rems river begins just outside of Essingen, on its way down the Remstal (Rems Valley) to merge with the Neckar down near Stuttgart.
It currently has about 6000 residents, and it located on the northern end of the Swabian Alb. It is mainly a bedroom community, but does have industry along the B29 federal road and Stuttgart-Aalen rail line.
Recreational activities include biking, hiking, and wandering. In the winter, there are opportunities for skiing.
Essingen is a larger municipality, and the nearby villages of Lauterburg , Forst, Dauerwang , Hermannsfeld , Birkenteich and Hohenroden belong to Essingen.
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